Tuesday, October 24, 2023

LivingADK holds annual meeting, presents 2023 Tip of the Cap awards

People mingle at tables during a meeting View's Gould Hall

LivingADK held their annual meeting on the evening of Thursday, October 19 at View, the arts center in Old Forge. Following the meeting, LivingADK staff and board members honored this year’s Tip of the CAP nominees.  Tip of the CAP awards serve as an opportunity for community members to publicly thank an individual, group, business, or organization they feel has made a positive difference within the communities of Forestport, Webb, Old Forge, Eagle Bay, Inlet, Raquette Lake, Long Lake, and Blue Mountain Lake.

The 2023 Recipients are as follows:
Business Leader Award:
Cindy Ball, Exeter Park Produce & Garlic; West Winfield
Tom Greco, Front Door Diner/Back Door Bar, Archie’s Alley, &
Eagle Bay House; Old Forge, Inlet, & Eagle Bay
Nancy Youngberg, Wigwam; Forestport
Pat Benton, Wide River Antiques; Long Lake
Good Neighbor Award:
Linda Weal; Town of Webb
Stephen Cole, Master Gardener ~ Inlet Area Community Task Force; Inlet
Jan & Steve Park; Old Forge
Michelle Bartlett, Life in the ADK; Old Forge
Adele Burnett; Inlet
Mike Farmer; Town of Webb
Reed Proper; Thendara/Old Forge
Mindy Norris; Raquette Lake
Community Organization Award:
Gary Lee, Don Andrews, & Amy Sauer, Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation, Inlet & Old Forge
Ben Strader & Ryan Felder, Blue Mountain Center; Blue Mountain Lake
Daniel Kiefer-Bach; Old Forge, Eagle Bay, Inlet
Karen Lee, Beverly Meeker, Beth Pashley, Chris Widay, Sarah Bolton, John Paul Duguay, Matt Terpening, Audrey Nelson, and Linda Weal, The Staff at the Old Forge Library; Old Forge
Mike Farmer, Alexis Bennett, Linda Grace, Chrissy Prichard, & Janis Budds, The Staff at the Old Forge Visitor Center; Old Forge
Central Adirondack Association; Old Forge
Photo at top: Guests enjoy an evening of community recognition at LivingADK’s annual meeting and 2023 Tip of the Cap award presentations in View’s Gould Hall on October 19. Photo by Jamie Organski. 


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